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Record Tr TTTTTJ H M VOL. XL1II. NO. 2 $2.00 the year 5c th copy ALMA, MICHIGAN, Fill DAY, APRIL S, 1921. SPECIAL EDITION WHOLE NUMIiEK 2191 0 E Captain Daisy MacClaine of the Salvation Army is Get ting Results. PROCTECTOR OF YOUNG GIRLS 'War Cry" PubR-dus Fine Story of Results' She is Achieving in This City. A very interesting article on the work of Captain Daisy MacClaine of the Salvation Army here, appears in the War Cry this week. The article is an inside story of some of the work that Captain Mac Claine is doing in Alma, and will prove oT much Interest to Kecord readers. The article in part follow?: This is a story of a city and a Salvation Army Corps. It- relates how, through co-operation, the in terests of hoth are advanced and how an appreciative community is col lecting one hundred per cent on an investment in the Army. The name of the City is Alma, Michigan. Its investment in the Sal vation Army is of some years stand ing and consists of a building which houses the work of the organization and its officers. This year, some of the citizens got an idea that the building did not look as well as it might, so they added several hundred dollars worth of repairs. The Salvation Army officer at Al m a is Captain Daisy MacClaine. In addition to her duties as Corps Offi cer she is also a police officer, gen eral patron of the helpless and guardian of a number of girls who have been place'1 in her care by the courts of that place. Ilcr work for the city is given gratis, and although on the roll as a regular member of the Alma police force, she receives no official salary. Captain MacClaine is not physical ly strong. I.n combat avith an of fender against te law sho would scarcely be able to show great phys ca) ability. She might even get the werst of the battle. The fact that she is not a physical giant does not cause her to "tote a gun," either. Her power as a police officer permits it, but the Captain is of an Army that enforces its rule through peace ful means. She does not need a gun. About a month ago, a boy of fif teen years of age broke into the Mayor's store and stole $1-1 worth of merchandise. He was brought be fore the judge and after hearing, paroled to Captain MacClaine. To day he is attending the high school, is a member of the Roy Guards at the Corps, is thoroughly converted and attends every meeting. A number of girls who have been paroled to the Army officer have bright prospects. There is an eleven-year-old girl in ore of the Army Rescue Homes who has cause to thank the Captain. When she was found the little lass was a badly abused girl and her fu ture seemed anything but rosy. To iay she is attending .-chool and has all of the care and guidance which surround home children. All this without lessening in any way the development of the Alma Corps. There is a splendid Corps of Mood and Fire soldiers; a large Sun day School and troops of Roy and Girl Guards. JURORS DRAWN List for April Term of Circuit Court is Given Out. Ithaca, Mich., April 8 (Special) The list of jurors for the April term of circuit court, which opens on April 18, has been given out. The list of jurors follows: Amspoker, T. F Austin, D Railey, L. M Rishop, Albert Washington Sumner ...... Rethany Elba Rennett, S. L. Alma, 2nd ward Rarrett, George North Shade Cramer, Mead Clark, Frank Deline, Harry.. Emerson .. Seville !rd ward .St. Louis, Degroft, John Donovan, E. C Fowler, Anson ... French, Frank Sr. .. Feichtenbiner, John Gruesbeck, Earl Arcaeia ..Alma, 4th ward Pine River Seville Ithaca - Hamilton Howes, M. P St. Louis, 2nd ward Hibner, Charles II. Newark Hoekstrn, Mint, St. Louis, 1st ward lies, Arthur Kleckner, E. A. King, John Luniak, Charles Iockhard, John . Mizer, E. J. M-iHer, Roy 01 instead, A II ... Lafayette North Star Wheeler Wheeler .... Alma, 2nd ward Sumner New Haven .. Alma, 1st ward Pine River Packer, Rert Richards, W. P., St. Louis, 1st ward Simmet, Frank Fulton Wait, George .. : Washington TIRE LOST Casing with tire in it, lost on streets of Alma. Return to 401 West IS IRK IN ALMA End street. aejvf START TONIGHT Opening Ranquet of Saginaw-Ray City Drive This Evening. Saginaw, Mich., April 8 (Special) Saginaw and Ray City are all ready for the opening of the Alma College endowment fund drive, which starts with the opening banuqets to be held tonight, one at the Rancroft hotel here, with one hundred earnest workers on the job, and one at the Winonah hotel in Ray City, where the one hundred workers that will canvass Ray City will meet. Saginaw has a quota of $30,000 and Ray City a quota of $20,000, a total for the two cities of $50,000. At the opening banquet tonight it will be announced that $8,000 of the $50, 0(0 fund being sought in the two cities, has already been pledged. C. R. Chatfield of Ray City, chair man in that community, is the larg est single contributor in the two cit ies so far. having a subscription al ready made of $3,000. The members of the committees in each city feel certain that the drives will go over. ADD ID LIST DF Others Getting Into the More Than One Hundred Dollar Class in Drive. The list of contributors of $100 or more to the Alma College endow ment fund, in the campaign that is being waged in Alma this week is growing constantly', more people's names being in this list each day. Following is the complete list of such subscriptions up to yesterday noon: F. W. Ruggles .. L. A. Sharp Jotham Allen Mrs. W. A. Rahlke Mrs. Sadie M. Soule Charles G. Rhodes J. W. Rlakely ..... . ....... P. W. Creaser ... F. E. Pollasky ......... Mrs. Kate C. Coddington Gratiot County Gas Co. Dr. Jay Clisbe O. W. Hayes Mrs. Mary Rrearley ... President H. M. Crooks .. James E. Mitchell Albert P. Cook 11. Lothart Rober Zara Alice Pollock .. Annette P. Ward Z Roy W. Hamilton M. L .Roissot Ethel N. Rabb Z J. T. Ewing W. S. Ritter ......... R. C. Ditto H. M. MacCurdy i George R. Randels ...., Grace I). Roberts F. E. West Charles 1). Rrokenshire Rabcock & Grosskopf 5000 1000 1000 700 500 500 300 200 250 250 nrrt rJ 200 200 150 500 000 500 500 100 300 400 200 200 350 300 300 300 300 150 300 100 250 250 200 200 200 200 150 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 500 500 000 200 200 300 150 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 T. J. Carney Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Raker Fred I Rroughton Earl C. Clapp Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Smith Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Gelston Mr and Mrs. Karl R Adams N. Rardaville . S. L. Rennett J. L. Riggerstaff William Rourikas G. S. Crisp Ed. Gillctt J. I). .Grover Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Murphy ... Grace McNinch Fanny Sharrar Edward G. Sluyter John D. Spinney L. E. Thompson ....... R. R. Wagner J. W. Robinson First State Rank Dr. R. R. Smith Ray G. Swigart E. C. Crandell Dr. and Mrs. E. T. Lamb Harry Gerber John Carras Emily Maud Hooper Ren Johnson J. M. Montigel Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Reynolds.. P. Rinck M. I). Wilcox .1. William Davies Amos Lyle De Rarnhart Harriet Emily Davis Allen T. Follette . Gordon French 100 100 100 William J. R. Hicks Margaret E. Moore T (Continued on pae four) FINAL CONSIDERATION Committee of House to Consider Glaspie Rill Today. Lansinjr. Mich.. April 8 (Rv U. P.) The Glaspie bill providing for a maximum interurban fare of three cents a mile on the roads of Michi gan comes up for final consideration today in a committee of the whole house. It was approved vesterdav. Under the hill the Michigan Public Utilities Commission is given power to lower the rates whenever they ap pear to the commission to be unrca sonable. CONTRIBUTORS Alma Can Up to yesterday noon a total of $41,537 had been subscribed to the Greater Alma Memorial Gymnasium and Auditorium Fund. Of this amount approximately $14,000 has been pledged by the students and faculty of Alma College. The remaining $28,000 has been pledged by 443 res idents of Alma, who have no direct college affiliations. Alma has a population of 7,542. In order to put the Greater Alma Appeal across, it is only necessary for the 7,099 residents of this city who have not subscribed, to duplicate the amount pledged by the 443 who have subscribed. The City of Alma has not yet been canvassed. There are hundreds of persons still to be seen. A total of 1,200 contributors would send the cam paign rushing over the goal. Until 1,200 pledges have been secured the canvass ing organization will not consider its work done. REFUSED REQUEST, CLAIM Turn Down Lloyd George's Ap peal to Renew Nego tiations. SITUATION IS VERY SERIOUS Transport Workers and Railway Men Vote to Strike, It Is Said. London, April 8 (Ry U. P.) Hope of a speedy settlement of the English coal miners strike has received an other heavy jolt, the RritLsh miners having practically refused: Premier Lloyd George's request that they re new negotiations with the mine owners, the board of trade announc ed today. The demand of the mine owners that steps be taken by the miners to prevent the flooding of the mines, which the miners will not agree to, is believed to be the biggest reason that is keeping committees from the striking miners from meeting with the colliery owners. The transport workers who yester day agreed to support the miners in their strike movement, ha - been joined by the railway men wild have also voted on a sympathetic strike movement. It is said that the two organizations have reached an agree ment for o general strike if ordered. Plans are being made by the trans port workers and, railway men to strike on Sunday night if negotia tions are not under way by that time between the miners and colliery own ers. Lloyd George is prepared to have & government representative present to open negotiations if the miners and mine owners should get together, but there does not appear to be any immediate hope of commit tees getting together. There is no slackening in the pre parations to have the nation ready to withstand a prolonged industrial paralysis, which is certain to come from a general strike, which early today appears to be certain. London, April 8 (Ry U. P.) One colliery near Edinburgh was storm ed by several thousand miners, their wives and children, a report reaching here says. Stones and clubs were used in driving voluntary workers from the pits. CARNIVAL TONIGHT The Junior class of Alma high school will give' a carnival tonight and Saturday night at the high school that is expected to be a scream from start to finish. Great plans have been made by the'third year class for the big event, and those who attend are certain to have plenty of amusement. Doors open promptly at 7 o'clock each night. Special for Saturday Carnations DOc per dozen at Kleinhans. adv. Wolverine dairy butter is the best. Try it. adv lw If City of Alma IV ills CONTR1RHTIONS More People Are (Jetting the Real Alma Spirit. Following is the list of Alma peo ple who have aided in the Alma Col lege Appeal from Wednesday r.oon until Thursday noon. Eulah E. Hannah. H. M. Landis, Dr. J. N. Day, G. Mux' Rildson, Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Rlackmsn, Thomas Brewer, Mr. and Mrs. E. !!. Danferd, Eichenberg & Co., Steve Griffith, Hazel Kuhlman, Dr. and Mrs. E. T. Lamb, John A. Mulvey, F. E. McKee, J. G. Walker. C. L. Short. Frank K. Carnicorn, D. E. Cole, Sr., Arlie Conley ami wife, Ress Rrown, C. R. Rurscn, R. E. Downer, Francis C. Hayward, Russell Hext, Floyd S. Hoard, David Howe, Lena McJimsev, Edward M.cLean, M. W. Malseed, Flossie Maxwell. C. A. Medler, Mrs. Emil Monk, Earl Pratt, Mrs. R. E. Quick, Red man Rros., Leo J. Render, H. Sehib ley, F. J. Waggoner, Nettie WVath erhead, II. J. Winchell, Adah Dick, Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Rather, Violate Rather, J. W. Atkinson, E. J. Denker, John L. Dumas, Mrs. J. Mclntyre, Mrs. Wsllard Snider, Willard Snider. R. L. Schwartz, R. W. Richard?, A. L. Worley, E. George Rahlke, Ger trude Raird, Margaret Rlackhurst, Thomas DeYarmond, Grace Duffey, Rert Eckert, E. L. Fuller, Josephine Gaggin, Rert Hammond, C. R. Henry, Ixjra H inkle, L. E. Hopkins. J. E. Wiley, Ross Mitchell, Iva Parker, Mabel Rrainerd, Sherwood, Sarah D. Soule, R. L. Walker, Clara Angel, Alice Crawford, Louise Dumas, Georgia Hood, Mrs. Mary E. Hunt, Hilda S. Johnson, Gertrude Knight, Henry J. McLaughlin, Pearl Row land, H. L. Dewey. TO EASTERN TIME pt. Louis and Ithaca Have Also Adopted Eastern Time For Summer. Gratiot county will operate on Eastern time this summer without a question, as the three largest places in the county have now adopt ed the faster time as the legal time for the respective communities for the summer months. The places which have fixed the time change are Ithaca, St. Louis and Alma. Ithaca changes Sunday, while Alma and St. Loui3 change Saturday night. Ithaca, Mich., April 8 (Special) Ithaca will go to Eastern Standard time at midnight Sunday night, April 10, a resolution passed by the village council, fixing the time change and the date. St. Louis, Mich., April 8 (Special) The city council here has passed a resolution making Eastern Stand ard time the legal time for the city of St. Louis during the summer months. The resolution, which the council passed, fixes midnight Sat urday night, April 0, as the time when the clocks of the city will be turned ahead one hour. GOING a rAnninfiTin H rHunluHl Ulf s t. f v i it ..ti i "lies Innocent. He V hispcrcd Me, Says Wife of Hoy Harris. fViRS. FA1RCHIL0 NOW SOUGHT . Officers Are Inclined to Place Con - hiderahle Truth to the Confession, Ruffalo, N. Y. April 8 (Ry U. P.) "He is innocent, he whispered to me in the district attorney's office," says Mr.s. Roy Harris, who claims her husband held for the murder of Joseph R. Ehvell, prominent New York turfman, told her, but officers are becoming more and more inclined lo nelieve ihav mere is liuicn iruxn in the confession Harris has made, that he and William Dunkin were hired to slay the New Yorker. When Harris heard the claim that his wife had made, lie said. "Don't bdieve that Ehvell story that I am innocent." Young, and very attractive, Mrs. Harris comes to the front and has cooly dismissed her husband's con fession as a pure fabrication of a disordered mind. Shrewd criminologists of New Yoik and the Ruffalo police ate now inclined to put more truth in the Harris confession than they did at first, and officers in New York are still bending every effort to locale the Mrs. Faiivhild, who is said to have hired Harris ,and Dunkin to slay Ehvell. LOST Spare tire "l.x-P.L' with carrier, number plate ."." 1 1 4 and tail light. Finder please return to 101 West End street. Reward. adv. , . WHAT THK TLA MS AUK DOING Following will be found tlx totals that have been reported to date by each of the teams in the campaign; together with the amount secured each day: Team Captain Today's Report Total No. 1 P. "VV. Creaser...... - $ fr $ M No. C A. A. Chick - r0 f.10 No. 4 D. R. Smith ill.'i 1,092 Xo. n Wm. Falor - - 125 .KM) No. C H. M. Dunham - L'1'0 l.R'O Xo. 7 Paul Crandell f0 iS2 No. 8 Earl C. Clapp - 110 Xo. 0 A. G. Moore - - - - 000 . f.r,r, Xo. 10 James Naylor - 21 fD' No. 11 C. J. Dana T." No. 12 J. L. Riggerstaff. - 110 S45 No. 10 Floyd Maxwell - W "2.1 No. 11 G. S. Crhp HO. 775 Xo. 15 W. E. Moody 000 215 Xo. K If. N. Allen 70 410 Xo. 17 II. S. Ralcock- ro o:;o No. If Jerome Kantcr r S3 "Lr No. 10 E. R. Herman 40 . i75 No. 20 S. L. IUnnet T.5 1,010 No. 21 E. E. Shoufler C.5 . 025 No. 22 E. J. Merrill f,0 5.15 No. 23 Willis I Gelston 185 2,310 No. 21 W. E. Wilson i CO ' 71)5 - . FUNERAL TODAY Funeral of Well Known Alma Man Held this Afternoon. The funeral f Andrew J. Hall, Well known Alma resident, who died at l.is home ( n State street, Wednes day eve r.ing, was held from the home this afternoon. Rev. Davis of the Episcopal church had charge of the services at the !;:ti; residence, and Ithaca Command ety, Knights Templar, No. 40, had charge of the services at Riverside ccm . U i y. TWO KILLED Automobile Went Through Railing Near Cadillac. Cadillac, Mich., April 8 (Ry U. P.) Chm R.indell and Clyde Haskins i re Killed and two others seriously injure. I hero late last evening when an automobile driven by Randell went through a railing on Long bridge over the west cove of I.ake Cadillac. Rig sale of Carnations Saturday only, r0 per dozen. D. Kleinhans Floral Ca. adv. IS NEARLY READY j Preparations for Alma College Endowment Campaign Are Nearly Completed. Saginaw, Mich., Anvil 7 Alma col lege has been fortunate in its Sagin aw Valley friends in the past and it is equally fortunate in being able to rally strong men to its saj port in c?i motion with its pending appeal. Mr. M. W. Tanner has accepte i ihe :. m r al chairmanship of the Saginaw .vg ion. M.vrtin M. Rrady, of West iag ir.nw. i the chairman of tl:v pre lim it a? v gifts committee. wh'V the njh- ! iiciiy in lomu-etion ; i h he c:m ; p..;.-:i i under the direction of 4 he ,i:-v. William II. Mason. Mr. C. B. Ch-itficM, of the ChatTi-M MdJ'r.'r Company, has accepted the j ( nan i. !::!-!:!) o! the l.av (,."',' .' s:r: I J Kl Ju ::u-lh U:uU tl;o .;, );,n(iUl v I .hat i MaUn-- a cunas for !)i'.;!tmiri. ! a!-y -it t!:t' K llc'S Van Wyck jb-.it.i:- the publicity dyn:m. j While no rjua'as have been appor- WWSSESr i .-'.y.H.a'.v reg'un ineludc-s the Alnc:.n I Mt. 1'hasant an. I Saginaw va'ley I district s. The organizations nlriady jfoimcl o it-i le of Ray City and Sag- i in av are endeavoring to rai-c a total I of :. '! i. I Tawas ky has a live committ e ?,t work head"d by the Rev. Homer (tvr.'vi. Iadore Freidman i- the piebminaiy gifts chairman. In Har-ri-'. il!e, A. Silvert home is the local chairman. Tie Rev. Frank A. In gir.i.am l.a a ecu nted the lead'T.-hip in .-Mp i a. In the Mt. Plea. sari dis trict, ul.ii h is computed of Clare Gladwin. I-al ella and Midland coun ties. IV.f. Kendall P. Rrooks is the -i. ,, i,. m;,,i.,,! v . P-.hv ; 1( rian i;n,thei hi . will und.-vtavc j t ,1m.i cana s on April 11 under tl... leadership of the Rev. V. V. ! Nichols. C. II. Maoml er is cua'.r- I nv.n. Harri.-ville, which is in the Alpena di-tikt, has aheady secured twice ib quo'.a, as a result of one inciting. ORITFARY Eva May Crandell. daughter of Mt. and Mrs. William Crandell, was hoin nar Lyons, Midi.. February 11, ISoJ, aivl departed from this life April 'J, PJlM, at the age of ."! years, one month and L2 days. On January she was unit ed i'i marriage t Charles Grecnhoe at Ionia, making their first home on a farm near Muir, latter moving to C.ratiat couaty settling on the farm which tluy still own. To this union three sons were born, Theodore and Leis, both of Ehvell, one dying in infancy. Pes ides the sons she leaves to mourn thiir loss a husband, five grandsons, a sister ad four broth els, besides a host of friends. mm ON LY 443 HAVE IDE Subscriptions Must lie Made More Extended if Campaign Is a Success. AVERAGE AMOUNT IS $91.25 Total Subscription Fp to Noon Thursday Amounted to $'u,::J7.oo. If the Alma College endowment campaign is to become n success it must come through a far greater number of .ub. cribi rs to the fund. Every person in the City of Alma idiould be and probable, is interested in the results of the campaign. Com munity pride thould be .sufficient to cause everyone to rally to a work that means much to the future of the city, not necessarily for next year or the year after, but through the years till to co.no, years far in ad vance of 1022, l'J25 or PJ30. This campaign is the beginning of an era for a greater Alma, and every p r si.n in Alma hould be interested. Heing interested every person in Alma should rally to the cause to the best of his or her ability, yet it can not Le said that this is true yet. No -no in Alma wants the campaign to end in failure, but that is what will happen unless Alma people get a proper perspective of the campaign and do their bit. Up to Wednesday noon there were mly ."51 pledges in the endowment campaign. At noon Thursday the .lumber had increased to only It!, At noon cn Thur.-day the total amount that had been raised in the '.a.npaign was only $41,5o7, against a quota of $77,(0O, counting in the" L-oliege quota. During the twenty four hours previous to Thur.-day noon only 1ST was reported as pledged iiy the solicitors in the campaign. It is estimated that there should le at lea.t one thousand pledges in .he endowment campaign in Alma for Alma College. Some hundreds of these should be for substantial amounts. It is true that everyone in Alma cannot give $100.00 or more," but Alma College is an Alma nstitution, and every person should d j all that he thinks he can in aiding n making Alma College one of the fine, t small colleges in the state. It is nece sary that Alma do her part before the college goes out in the state after funds. Alma College seeks $).", 000 for additional endow ment and is .-.coking only slightly more than one-tenth of this amount in Alma. Yet Alma as a whole will reap the benefit of the entire amount. Not only will a considerable sum of tins money be spent in Alma in the way of new buildings, but every new student, every additional student that co.v.es to Alma College as a re.-ult of the larger Alma College, is bringing to Aln a money that will be spent in this city. Right now Alma College faculty and 1 er student body spends we 11 over $100,0(10 pe'f ytar in Alma. Thi has been !one for years. Yet the- iol lego in necking to enlarge its sphere f usefulness in the v.crld is asking Alma for only $77,000, a small part of the total amount that has be-on spent he re in the past. Alma cannot afford to let this campaign fail to achieve the goal that has been set. It means too much to Alma. It mean:- more than just the failure of the Alma College endowment, cam paign for Js5,0(i0, which is likely to be the result ef Alma's failure to elo her part, if Alma eloes fail te elo her part. It means a terrific blow at civic pride. Alma has that. Alma has a imputation for going out ami eloing things. Alma simuld not hestitate in this campaign. She shemld and will put it over, if her citizens get the proper perspective. A greater Alma Cedlcgo means more edueational advantages to Al ma's children, a saving to Alma pe'ople who have children to be eelu-eate-d in higher schools of Warning. It means much to the people of cen tral Michigan. It means much te Michigan as a whole. Michigan nceeU the Christian college and so eloes Alma. Such institutions turn out a fine class ef young men ami women, who become a ereelit to any schoM. There arc without a doubt, pe-ople-in Alma who cannot make pleelges in this campaign. Yet there are still hundreels whe can and should. Many eif the?e can, perhaps only give a few elollars, yet it must be confesseel there are probably many others who should be in the ranks of those who have given $ 100.00 or more. Rcfere the campaign is over everyone will probably get a chance to elo his or i her bit. Its just a ca of get the I Alma spirit and PUT IT OVER. Reautiful Carnations! Special for Saturday ZOc per dozen at Kleinhans Floral Co. adv.